TITLE

Sierra Leone gets tough with foreign fishers

AUTHOR(S)
Synge, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on efforts of the Sierra Leone government to protect its fisheries. Introduction of a tough licensing system for fishing fleets; Maritime Protection Services Sierra Leone's (MPSSL) management of the country's fisheries; Goal of the MPSSL to conserve Sierra Leone's stocks of fish; Imposition of royalties and fines; European Commission officials' disappointment over Sierra Leone's foreign fishery policy.
ACCESSION #
10491169

 

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